In four, one pair of intercostal nerves was inserted in the conus medullaris and another pair connected to L4 nerve roots
Thirty patients (21 women and nine men) had temporary placement of a lead containing four small electrodes along the S2 to S4 sacral nerve roots
on both sides of the sacrum.
The nature of the restored function depends upon the specific functions the target nerves or nerve roots
Cervical disc disease is defined as intractable radiculopathy (radiating pain) and/or myelopathy (weakness) with herniated disc and/or osteophyte formation on posterior vertebral end plates producing symptomatic nerve root
and/or spinal cord compression.
Zhang exposed Yang's sacral nerve roots
that control urogenital muscles.
Success of this operation depends on cutting of the sensory nerve roots
when electrodes are placed on motor-nerve roots
Degenerative stenosis is a common condition in the aging process, marked by the gradual narrowing of the spinal canal, resulting in pressure on the spinal cord or nerve roots
A SLIPPED disc is when one of the soft parts of the cartilage between the vertebrae in the spine bulges through a circle of connective tissue to push on the spinal cord or nerve roots
Pain occurs when the degenerating discs pinch and put pressure on the nearby nerve roots
or spinal cord.
Repetitive instrument passes are opportunities for injury to a patient's nerve roots
Pain emanates from the damaged discs themselves or is caused by the discs or bone impinging on nearby nerve roots
or the spinal cord.
The spinal cord and nerve roots
of the baby protrude in the form of a sac and may cause loss of fluid from the nervous system.